Carson Wentz has passed every test from opposing defenses, and now he’s getting extra help from his own defense. The Eagles are no longer a surprise team, transitioned into a real threat and, maybe, the favorite to win it all.
Field goal, Steelers. Chris Boswell kicks his fourth field goal of the game to put Pittsburgh ahead 40-17 with 5:21 remaining.
Turnover, Titans. Mariota’s pass is deflected and pulled in by Steelers safety Robert Golden. Mariota has thrown three interceptions in the game.
Touchdown, Steelers. Antonio Brown makes an incredible one-handed catch and pins the ball against his helmet for the score. Brown now has three touchdown catches, Roethlisberger has thrown for four and Pittsburgh leads 37-17.
“But it still occurs to me that anyone who took body-altering chemicals in a deliberate effort to cheat the game we love, not to mention they cheated current and former players, and fans too, doesn’t belong in the Hall of Fame,” he wrote. “By cheating, they put up huge numbers, and they made great players who didn’t cheat look smaller by comparison, taking away from their achievements and consideration for the Hall of Fame. That’s not right.
“And that’s why I, and other Hall of Famers, feel so strongly about this.
Remember that one-year deal Alshon Jeffery took last offseason? Expect him to do much better in free agency in 2018. He’s not alone. This week’s lessons run through guys in position to land big new contracts.